скубти

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Ukrainian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sku(b)ti. Cognate with Bulgarian ску́бя (skúbja), Serbo-Croatian скупти/skupti, Slovene oskubiti (pluck). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐍃𐌺𐌹𐌿𐌱𐌰𐌽 (afskiuban), Old Norse skúfa and skýfa (to push, shove), German schieben, Sanskrit क्षुभ्यति (kṣubhyati, to shake, be agitated), Persian آشفتن (âšoftan, to agitate). Compare Slovak and Czech chyba.

Verb[edit]

ску́бти (skúbtyimpf (perfective скубну́ти)

  1. to pull, to tug
  2. to pluck

References[edit]

  • скубу in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv